The sales of “ en primeurs“ wines. Unique at Bordeaux, the sale of “en primeur“ wines or futures is to market the most famous wines about 18 months before bottling. The “en primeurs“ sales can benefit from the best selling price and save up to 30% compared to the price at which the wine will be marketed after bottling. In exchange, traders and individuals finance their wines during the breeding period. Given a very strong demand for this 2016 vintage, all orders for the primeurs must be confirmed by 12bouteilles within 48 hours. In case of unavailability of wines, your payment will be fully refunded. The payment of your “en primeurs“ purchases The payment of the primeurs is carried out in 2 times : At the moment of your order, you regulate the wines in witout the VAT, which is worth booking of these last ones. When the wine is released during the first half of 2019, you will have to pay the VAT and any possible shipping costs. The delivery The delivery of the 2016 vintage will take place as and when the wines are made available by the Châteaux between the last half of 2018 and the first half of 2019.